Big Twist Hat
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Big Twist Hat

Make a cute hat, with a twist!
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Cozy Wool™ (4.5 oz./127.5 ga.; 90 yds./82m) – Claret (1 Ball)
  • Knitting Needles, Size U.S. 11 (8 mm)
  • Knitting Needles, Size U.S. 13 (9 mm)
  • Cable Needle
 

Project Instructions

Abbreviations

alt = alternate(ing)

c6b = slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle

c6f = slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle

k = knit

k2tog = knit next 2 stitches together

m1p = make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and purling into back of loop

p = purl

rem = remaining

rep = repeat(ing)

rs = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

 

Instructions

With smaller needles, cast on 57 sts.

1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.

2nd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.

Rep last 2 rows once more, then 1st row once.

Next row: (WS). P24 (M1P. P1) 9 times. P24. 66 sts.

 

Change to larger needles.

1st row: (RS). K25. P2. K12. P2. K25.

2nd and alt rows: P25. K2. P12. K2. P25.

3rd row: K25. P2. C6B. C6F. P2. K25.

5th row: As 1st row.

6th row: As 2nd row.

Rep 1st to 6th rows once more, then 1st and 2nd rows once.

 

Shape top: 1st row: (RS). K1. (K2tog. K4) 4 times. P2. C6B. C6F. P2. K1. (K2tog. K4) 4 times. 58 sts.

2nd and alt rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.

3rd row: K1. (K2tog. K3) 4 times. P2. K12. P2. K1.

(K2tog. K3) 4 times. 50 sts.

5th row: K1. (K2tog. K2) 4 times. P2. K12. P2. K1.

(K2tog. K2) 4 times. 42 sts.

7th row: K1. (K2tog. K1) 4 times. P2. C6B. C6F. P2. K1.

(K2tog. K1) 4 times. 34 sts.

9th row: K1. (K2tog. K2) 8 times. K1. 26 sts.

10th row: P1. (P1. P2tog) 8 times. P1. 18 sts.

Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely. Sew back seam.

 

Pom Pom: Wind yarn around three fingers 50 times. Tie tightly in the middle and leave a long end for attaching to Hat. Cut loops at both ends and trim to smooth round shape. Sew to top of Hat.

Tips

Size: One size to fit average woman’s head. Gauge: 9 sts and 12 rows = 4" (10cm) in stocking st with larger needles.